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  • Cyclists: Tastes Like Chicken

    Adults who ride bicycles on the road with cars present a problem, and they know it. When I drive my car, I get mad at cyclists who weave in and out of traffic, won’t move over, never stop at a red light and flip me off when I come within eye contact of them — the self-righteous bastards.

    32 readers - Simple Justice
  • "Oklahoma asks court to dismiss lawsuit brought in wake of botched execution; Plaintiffs in lawsuit, including ACLU and The Guardian, claim bearing witness to executions is first amendment right"

    "Trial lawyer Kline gives $50M to Drexel law school": Chris Mondics has this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer. And The Associated Press reports that "Trial lawyer gives $50M to Drexel law school." Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman "Mixed signals on same-sex marriage": Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog." Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman "Sen.

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    • Idaho Elder Law - Never Assume a Will is All You Need

      Properly planning an estate requires that you think about all of the little things someone might need to know to effectively administer your estate and wrap up your affairs. This planning goes beyond the basic estate planning documents, such as a will, trust and powers of attorney.
      12 readers - Idaho Estate Planning
    • The IRS Scandal, Day 496

      Wednesday, September 17, 2014 By Paul Caron New York Times op-ed: Apples and Hurricanes: Obama Beyond Bush, by Frank Bruni: Whenever Barack Obama seems in danger of falling, do we have to hear that George W. Bush made the cliff? ... The I.R.S. scandal was not as bad as Watergate.
      14 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog

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    • Morning Docket: 09.29.14

      … is burning a hole in the Constitution.” State court judges are pumping money into their election campaigns, and some have been left to wonder about its true price. [New York Times] * Details have emerged as to conditions that must be met for Bingham McCutchen’s proposed merger with Morgan Lewis: partner promises, de-equitizations, and forgivable loans, oh…

      2 readers - Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law
    • Monday Morning Recap: The Week (9.22.14-9.28.14) in Drug & Device Law & Policy

      … that a Chinese court imposed a $500 million criminal fine on GlaxoSmithKline, which was accused of using third parties to pay bribes to doctors and hospitals in China. At the New York Times, Keith Bradsher and Chris Buckley highlighted the fact that “[i]n a rare move, authorities also prosecuted the foreign-born executive who ran Glaxo’s Chinese…

      2 readers - Health Reform Watch
    • New York Times Raises Questions About Recalled GM Cars

      …An article published in Friday’s New York Times brings the issue of General Motors and its massive recalls sharply back into focus. It tells the story of a 27-year-old Virginia woman who died in a car crash only days after receiving the a recall notice on her 2006 Saturn. That notice concerned the ignition switch issue that has received so much…

      5 readers - Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog
    • NY Times: Profits Made in the USA, but Banked Overseas

      …Saturday, September 27, 2014 By Paul Caron New York Times: Made in the U.S.A., but Banked Overseas, by Floyd Norris: Imagine how frustrating it would be to have billions of dollars in cash but be unable to spend it as you wish unless you paid a large part to the Internal Revenue Service. That could be your problem if you were running a large…

      5 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • Unblurring The Ethical Lines

      … Cox. So he moved to excise the sentence from the opinion. That opened a door to not only revisit the sentence, but slam it shut far harder and more conclusively than in the first instance. As the sentence was inconsequential to the outcome, it was, to be blunt. an incredibly foolish motion. The point raised by Eugene, that citation to a New York…

      2 readers - Simple Justice
    • Weekly Tax Roundup

      … Situation: Separating Fact From Fiction, by Tony Nitti Andy Grewal (Iowa), Corporate Inversions and in terrorem Rulemaking Andy Grewal (Iowa), Should Agency Officials Tell the Truth? Christine Lane & Gene Magidenko (both of Hogan Lovells), The U.S. Federal Taxation of Bitcoins and Other Convertible Virtual Currencies New York Times, Rule Changes…

      2 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • Weekly Legal Education Roundup

      … of University of New South Wales), 'Works Well with Others’: Examining the Different Types of Small Group Learning and Their Implications for Law Student Learning Outcomes The Legal Watchdog, The Law Professor Priss Factor Naples Daily News, Ave Maria Law School Welcomes New Dean New York Times, Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition…

      5 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • The Digital Afterlife

      … accounts, you will notice that most sites will not give out any information about your accounts without your prior permission and some will not give out information without a court order. Your digital life may or may not go on without you, so you must plan ahead of time. As a New York Times article, “How to Digitally Avoid Taking It to the Grave…

      6 readers - Wisconsin Estate Planning
    • Berkeley Ordinance Mandates "Welfare Weed"

      … to the New York Times, the ordinance was approved unanimously with the hope of making medical marijuana affordable and available for all residents. The 'charity cannabis' mandate has significant support throughout the city and region, though it has also been mocked in the city known for its liberal leanings. While many say the ordinance will help residents…

      3 readers - Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog
    • September 26 roundup

      … policy of restricting crude oil and gas exports, time for that to change [David Henderson first and second posts] So it seems the New York Times is now committed to the theory that Toyotas show mechanical unintended acceleration; OK, the future Kansas politician was at the strip club strictly on attorney business when the police arrived. Was he billing? [Politico] Tagged as: discrimination law, free trade, hotels, New York Times, NYC, oil industry, sudden acceleration, taxis and ridesharing, Utah…

      2 readers - Walter Olson/ Overlawyered
    • Event announcements

      … in New York Times v. Sullivan. More information is available here. Posted in What's Happening Now Recommended Citation: Kali Borkoski, Event announcements, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 25, 2014, 5:03 PM),…

      2 readers - Kali Borkoski/ SCOTUSblog
    • The repo man is now inside your dashboard

      …The repo man is now inside your dashboard By doug | Published: The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York Times and Boston Globe, Michael Corkery and Jessica…

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